Urban villa

Urban villa

Architect
Heim Balp Architekten
Location
Berlin, Germany | View Map
Project Year
2012
Category
Private Houses
Nick Hash

Urban Villa

Heim Balp Architekten as Architects

Constructed within the court of an existing apartment building in Charlottenburg, the Urban Villa is a home hidden within the heart of the city.

The structure’s facade is painted light grey, and holds windows flush to the wall.

Inside, the floor plan is open, and leaves no seperation between living room and kitchen. The living room itself is set deeper into the ground, nesting the residents at home. The ceiling’s wooden beams reinforce this home-like quality, and maintain the space’s structure. Finally, the window sill is a 40cm-high space, carving out a place for rest.

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